Administrative Staff

Sparkle Dalphinis, Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment

Sparkle is the Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment for the Social Sciences Division at UChicago.  She has years of experience working in undergraduate and graduate recruitment.  Sparkle works closely with MA programs within SSD to support the recruitment and enrollment of students in the program. 

Sparkle earned her Master of Education in Cultural and Educational Policy from Loyola University Chicago and her Bachelor of Science in Business from DePaul University.  She is passionate about helping students achieve their educational goals and assisting them through the graduate school search and application process. 

Phone: (773) 834-5068
Office: 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 285D 

E.G. Enbar, Student Affairs Administrator, CIR

E.G. Enbar maintains student academic records, communicates critical deadlines, provides support for submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board and generally strives to ensure that students graduate. She can answer general questions about your academic record, transcript and progress. Prospective students may contact E.G. with any and all questions about the CIR program and its admissions process. E.G. has an MS from the University of Oregon and a BA from Indiana University. Her professional background is in the field of disabilities working as an advocate, consultant, and policy analyst.

Phone: (773) 702-8312
Office: 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 285B 

Jana Chiu, Event Coordinator

Jana is the Event Coordinator for the Masters Programs in the Social Sciences Division. She works closely with MAPSS, MACSS, and CIR to organize and execute a wide variety of program events. She is dedicated to developing wellness and social programming for students. Jana earned her BA in Chemistry at Vassar College. She most recently served as a Staffer for the IL 2nd District State Representative. She is passionate about building community on campus and working to support students throughout their time in the program.

Phone: (773) 702-9112
Office: 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 409

Daniel Duhon, Budget and Programs Administrator

Daniel brings a wealth of administrative and opreational experience to the Masters Program in the Scocial Sciences. He is the Budget and Programs Administrator and brings over 15 years of related customer service skills and 5 years of administrative experience to the roll. Daniel is a recent graduate of California State University of San Bernardino with his Business Management & Administration degree. He most recently served as an Installation Coordinator where he scheduled installations, managed budget reports, and assisted with onboarding of new hires. He is excited to use his skillset and is dedicated to assisting with administrative needs and facilitating the day to day operations of our MAPSS, MACSS and CIR departments. 

Phone: (773) 702-9391
Office: 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 407